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A practical guide for policy analysis : the eightfold path to more effective problem solving

Author: Eugene Bardach
Publisher: Los Angeles : Sage ; Thousand Oaks : CQ Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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With his original eightfold approach, Bardach encapsulates more than 35 years of teaching students effective, accurate, and persuasive policy analysis. This bestselling handbook presents dozens of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene Bardach
ISBN: 9781608718429 1608718425
OCLC Number: 745609901
Description: xx, 180 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part I. The eightfold path --
Step One: Define the problem --
Step Two: Assemble some evidence --
Step Three: Construct the alternatives --
Step Four: Select the criteria --
Step Five: Project the outcomes --
Step Six: Confront the trade-offs --
Step Seven: Decide! --
Step Eight: Tell your story --
Part II. Assembling evidence --
Getting started --
Locating relevant sources --
Gaining access and engaging assistance --
Conducting a policy research interview --
Using language to characterize and calibrate --
Protecting credibility --
Strategic dilemmas of policy research --
Part III. "Smart (best) practices": research: understanding and making use of what Look like good ideas from somewhere else --
Develop realistic expectations --
Analyze "smart practices" --
Observe the "practice" --
Describe generic vulnerabilities --
But will it work here? --
Back to the eightfold path --
Appendix A: Specimen of a real-world policy analysis --
Appendix B: Things governments do --
Appendix C: Understanding public and nonprofit institutions: asking the right questions --
Appendix D: Strategic advice on the dynamics of gathering political support.
Responsibility: Eugene Bardach.

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